It has accomplished wonders far surpassing Egyptian pyramids
, Roman aqueducts, and Gothic cathedrals; it has conducted expeditions that put in the shade all former Exoduses of nations and crusades.
Its emblems and symbols have been found in the Catacombs of Paris and Rome, on the stones of the Parthenon and the Chinese Great Wall, among the temples of Karnak and Palmyra and in the Egyptian Pyramids
-- always by a Freemason.
At the end of his important lecture, Hawass signed his book entitled "Egyptian Pyramids
' Secrets", affirming that Egypt is safe, and inviting the attendees to visit the country.
Time Scanners -- Egyptian Pyramids
explains the significance of how the pyramids evolved from being simple mud-brick structures into one of the most impressive wonders of the ancient world.
Unlike the rest of the Egyptian pyramids
which have their entrance at the north side, the El-Lahun Pyramid's entrance is a vertical shaft under a princess's tomb located about a dozen yards off to the east of the southern pyramid side.
They included Big Ben and the London Eye, Paris' Eiffel Tower, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and the Egyptian pyramids
It is said that thousands of years ago the laborers who built the Egyptian pyramids
were paid in radishes, and that the ancient Greeks offered gold replicas of radishes in tribute to the god Apollo.
The Secrets of Ancient Egypt: Egyptian Pyramids
and the Secrets of the Pharaohs.
The Egyptian pyramids
, the Great Wall of China and St.
Yanni, who recorded his first album in 1980, is also known for performing at historical spots around the world, from the Taj Mahal, China's Forbidden City and the Egyptian Pyramids
to Dubai's very own Burj Khalifa.
CNN quoted Sadek as saying that the blasts which took place in the Haram district of Giza, famous for the Egyptian pyramids
, injured 11others by an improvised explosive device (IED) that was hidden near a wall.
A blast hit a bus carrying tourists near the Egyptian pyramids
in Giza on Friday, killing at least three and injuring several, said official sources.